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Mar 14 (Sat)
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May 9 (Sat)
Fourth Annual Local Marbles Tournament

Fourth Annual Local Marbles Tournament. Training sessions will be held on March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 10am in the lower level of the Ohio Glass Museum, 124 W. Main St, Lancaster. We follow the National Marbles Tournament Rules for 2015. Participants must be 7-14 years of age on June 10th to be eligible to compete in the National Marbles Tournament June 22-25th in Wildwood, NJ.

Cost: Bill Eckman for info.

Contact: The Ohio Glass Museum, Phone: 740-687-0101

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Family Oriented
Special Interest
Spectator Sports

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Mar 21 (Sat)
thru
Aug 30 (Sun)
Through the Looking Glass - Ohio Glass Museum

1-4pm Tue-Sun. More information coming soon.

Cost: $6-3 per person

Contact: Ohio Glass Museum, Phone: 740-687-0101

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Apr 30 (Thu)
May 1 (Fri)
May 2 (Sat)
May 3 (Sun)
Vinton County Wild Turkey Festival

5-11 pm Thu, 11am-11pm Fri/Sat 12-5 pm Sun. Watch the downtown streets of McArthur come alive with food, music and fun for the whole family. Activities such as Great nightly entertainment on the sound stage, carnival rides and games, car show, quilt show, queens and baby contests. Grand parade will be Saturday, at 600p.m., followed by the crowning of the Wild......

Cost: Free

Contact: Vinton County CVB, Phone: 740-596-5033

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 13 miles
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Family Oriented
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May 9 (Sat)
Sweet Second Saturday

5-8pm. Every second Saturday of every month, we dress up the dining room have live music and great dinner specials. You can even bring a bottle of wine, if you like. So, come join us for a great Saturday night - date night - Reservations appreciated, but not required.

Cost: Per menu

Contact: The Ridge Inn Restaurant, Phone: 740-332-0300

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 11 miles
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May 9 (Sat)
Open Studio for Adults, Families and Teens

1-5pm. The art room, ceramics studio and wheels are open to the public most Saturdays. There will be simple projects ideas prepared for folks looking to make something. Great Activity for the entire family. Walk-Ins Welcome. Also, folks can bring their own project ideas and purchase materials a la cart if needed and receive guidance.

Cost: Free event

Contact: Dairy Barn Arts Center, Phone: 740-592-5090

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

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May 14 (Thu)
May 15 (Fri)
May 16 (Sat)
May 17 (Sun)
ABC Players - Aresenic and Old Lace

8pm Thu/Fri/Sat and 2pm Sun. by Joseph Kesselring. Directed by James Euto. Meet the charming and innocent ladies who populate their cellar with the remains of socially and religiously -acceptable- roomers. Ticket prices to be announced and tickets will go on sale in March 2015.

Cost: Call

Contact: Stuart's Opera House , Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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May 17 (Sun)
May 18 (Mon)
Pre-Season Train

1-3:30pm. The pre-season trains operate on Sat and Sun. Both trains will depart the Nelsonville Depot for a round-trip to East Logan. Narration will be provided during the ride to point out locations of interest, such as the historic Hocking Canal Lock No. 19, historic buildings of note in Haydenville, as well as the history of the railroad and area. Open-air......

Cost: $16-11 per person

Contact: Hocking Valley Scenic Railroad, Phone: 740-249-1452

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

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May 21 (Thu)
May 22 (Fri)
May 23 (Sat)
May 24 (Sun)
Moonshine Festival

5 pm on Thu/Fri and Noon on Sat/Sun/Mon. Located in the rolling hills of Southeastern Ohio, the festival features a variety of events including a working Moonshine Still Display, local history museum, flea market vendors, moonshine burgers, moonshine pie, moonshine doggies, carnival rides and games, free entertainment including Grand Ole Opry Show on Sunday,......

Cost: Fee

Contact: Moonshine Festival, Phone: 740-394-2838

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 19 miles
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Family Oriented
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May 22 (Fri)
May 23 (Sat)
May 24 (Sun)
May 25 (Mon)
May 26 (Tue)
Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival

12-1030 pm Fri, 9 am - 1030 pm Sat, and 9 am - 6 pm Sun. Chillicothe, Ohio's first capital city, rich in Indian history, hosts the annual Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival. Started in 1984, the festival draws crowds of approximately 85,000. Yoctangee Park, in historic downtown, makes a perfect setting for this family oriented three-day event featuring Native......

Cost: Free

Contact: Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival, Phone: 740-887-2979

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 25 miles
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Family Oriented
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May 22 (Fri)
thru
Sep 7 (Mon)
Quilt National 2015

Tue-Sat 12-5pm, Sun 1-5pm, Thu 12-8pm. Closed Mondays and holidays. A special exhibition featuring art quilts. More information to follow.

Cost: $4-6 per person

Contact: Dairy Barn Arts Center, Phone: 740-592-4981

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

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May 23 (Sat)
thru
Oct 25 (Sun)
2:30 PM Train to East Logan

2:30-4:30pm. Our East Logan train is the longest of the regular weekend trains and operates every Saturday and Sunday between Memorial Day and the last full weekend of October. The train departs the Nelsonville Depot for a round-trip ride along the historic Hocking River Valley. Along the way, we will pass through the historic company town of Haydenville, which......

Cost: $17-12 per person

Contact: Hocking Valley Scenic Railroad, Phone: 740-753-9531

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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May 23 (Sat)
thru
Oct 25 (Sun)
Noon Train to Haydenville

12-1:45pm. Our Noon train to Haydenville is the shortest trip of our trains. It operates every Saturday and Sunday between Memorial Day weekend and the last full weekend of October. The train departs the Nelsonville Depot for a round-trip ride along the historic Hocking River Valley. Sights along the ride include one of the remaining Hocking Canal locks and the Hocking river.

Cost: $13-10 per person

Contact: Hocking Valley Scenic Railroad, Phone: 740-753-9531

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Family Oriented
Special Interest

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